AP highlights fellowship awards for UMaine research in Acadia

The Associated Press reported on three University of Maine professors who were awarded fellowships to conduct research in Acadia National Park. The faculty members are Rachel Fowler, laboratory coordinator with the School of Biology and Ecology; Bonnie Newsom, assistant professor of anthropology; and Jay Wason, assistant professor of forest ecosystem physiology. The fellowships were awarded as part of Second Century Stewardship, an initiative of the National Park Service, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The U.S. News and World Report, Bangor Daily News, WABI (Channel 5) and WGME (Channel 13 in Portland) shared the AP article. The Mount Desert Islander also reported on the fellowship awards. Mainebiz also highlighted the fellowship awards in its report “Newsworthy people and performances for May 18, 2020.”